New poll finds Labour has six-point lead over Conservatives

Frederick Owens
June 12, 2017

He told ITV's Peston on Sunday: "Well, not necessarily the case".

Much of their ire was directed at Mrs May's two close aides Fiona Hill and Nick Timothy - the latter who was blamed for the disastrous manifesto pledge to reform the funding of social care, dubbed the dementia tax, which is thought to have cost the party heavily at the ballot box.

Northern Ireland's people voted in favor of remaining inside the European Union in last year's referendum, going against the national trend in favor of Brexit. Their influence had increasingly angered senior ministers.

The change was unlikely to significantly quell unrest within the party.

"I can still be prime minister".

Her Downing Street office had announced on Saturday that the "principles of an outline agreement" with Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) had been agreed, only for the DUP itself to cast doubt on that account hours later.

"Obviously until we have that we can't agree the final details of the Queen's Speech", said May's deputy Damian Green, referring to a DUP agreement.

May had called the snap election with a view to increasing the narrow majority she inherited from her predecessor David Cameron.

May has promised to start the formal Brexit talks next week but her authority has collapsed since the election result and opponents took her woes as a chance to push back against her Brexit strategy.

"For instance, if London were to stay in the customs union, then it would not have to renegotiate all trade agreements", he told the Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung newspaper. Analysts said the dollar could come under pressure against the yen, if falls in US technology shares deepen after the sell-off seen on Friday, when the Nasdaq Composite tumbled 1.8 percent.

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Mr Gauke's job was taken over by South Norfolk MP Elizabeth Truss who was effectively demoted from her role as Justice Secretary and Lord Chancellor.

Britain's descent into political crisis just days before the Brexit talks begin has sapped confidence amongst business leaders and infuriated bosses who were already grappling with the fallout from the vote to leave the EU.

"She said she will serve us as long as we want her". It was a bid to shore up her majority in Parliament.

He said Mrs May is more likely to be able to get support in Parliament with a softer Brexit policy that could gain the backing of Labour, the Liberal Democrats and even the anti-Brexit SNP, even if that meant losing the votes of Brexiteers in her own party.

Foster has yet to set out her demands but her party wants an end to prosecutions of British soldiers who fought in Northern Ireland and an easing of restrictions on parades.

He told the Sunday Mirror: "I can still be prime minister". At the start of the campaign, she was enjoying poll leads of 20 points or more over the main opposition Labour Party.

But in one of the most sensational nights in British electoral history, a resurgent Labour Party denied her an outright win, throwing the country into political turmoil as no clear victor emerged. "I and other colleagues have made that clear to her".

Managing that process will not be easy. At the same time, pro-Europe Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson said she wanted to be involved in "looking again" at Britain's aims for Brexit.

The ruling Conservative party needs 326 seats to win an overall majority and guarantee that Theresa May would continue as Britain's Prime Minister.

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